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2004 Australian of the Year Finalist Award

2004 Australian of the Year Finalist Award

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Awards
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Convict love token from William Hall, 1830

Convict love token from William Hall, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Oblong tie-dyed olive brown-green silk scarf

Oblong tie-dyed olive brown-green silk scarf

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Scarves
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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Bullion box with waterproof cover

Bullion box with waterproof cover

Neville Locker collection
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Strongboxes
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Writing case used by Joseph Tice Gellibrand

Writing case used by Joseph Tice Gellibrand

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Writing cases
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Convict love token to Sarah Wassell, 1841

Convict love token to Sarah Wassell, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Ferris toy train locomotive and tender

Ferris toy train locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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When we are married, we'll send to Seymour's of Marrickville for everything

When we are married, we'll send to Seymour's of Marrickville...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vale and Pearson
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Daily mail

Daily mail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Crawfordsburn Inn, Co. Down

Crawfordsburn Inn, Co. Down

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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1907
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Xavier Boys School
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Convict love token engraved with the initials H.D. and S.S.

Convict love token engraved with the initials H.D. and S.S.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Group of school boys in the 7th grade

Group of school boys in the 7th grade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View from Railway Tower, Sydney

View from Railway Tower, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Golden bird of paradise

Golden bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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'Cavallo' horse meat packaging from Mondo's Butchers, Inglewood, WA

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Vince Garreffa Mondo Butchers collection
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Packaging
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Vince Garreffa
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Envelope addressed to Mrs I. A.(sic) Maple Brown / Fonthill / Lake Bathurst / via Goulburn / NSW

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Nice day at the beach

Nice day at the beach

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Tiedemann
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Cartoons
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2005
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6WF Musical Comedy Company

6WF Musical Comedy Company

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1933
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Sculptures
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Boondara - group of eight men standing outside corrugated iron sheds

Boondara - group of eight men standing outside corrugated ir...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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My father is fisherman

My father is fisherman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary E. Kantilla
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A card to accompany a cake

A card to accompany a cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Bristol, England
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Mrs Margot Child
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1915
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Kangaroo paw mounted in silver with a supporting stand and a globular gimbal-mounted cigar lighter

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Terence Lane collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James W Steeth & Son
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1940
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Australian sterling silver fiddle pattern salt spoon used by prominent Tasmanian colonial pastoralist Roderic O'Connor

Australian sterling silver fiddle pattern salt spoon used by...

Roderic O'Connor collection
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Salt spoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John J. Cohen
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1839
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Bauera rubioides

Bauera rubioides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Boondarra 1918

Boondarra 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Christ Church, S. Laurence, Sydney with new Rectory and Schools

Christ Church, S. Laurence, Sydney with new Rectory and Scho...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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St Lawrence, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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1961
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The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1946
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Balmoral House, Katoomba

Balmoral House, Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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The Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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National Retail Merchants Association certificate of commendation presented to J B Young Limited

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Certificates
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National Retail Merchants Association
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1964
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Glebe primary school, Class 1B in 1937

Glebe primary school, Class 1B in 1937

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1937
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Album containing documents, drawings and photographs relating to the Bendigo Pottery [Vol A, 1-36]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Albums
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Artwork by Vikki Vasilevski titled 'War and Peace'

Artwork by Vikki Vasilevski titled 'War and Peace'

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Photographic slides
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Di Bretherton
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1985
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Letter from Maurice Horn, 1977

Letter from Maurice Horn, 1977

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Maurice Horn
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1977
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Wet specimen - Horse, brain

Wet specimen - Horse, brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Old Mill, Morley's Creek, Gundagai

The Old Mill, Morley's Creek, Gundagai

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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The eternal question

The eternal question

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Angus and Robertson Ltd

Angus and Robertson Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Angus & Robertson
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Boondara. Aug 1918.

Boondara. Aug 1918.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joss Pongtjimi
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Awelye- panel 3 by Glora Petyarre

Awelye- panel 3 by Glora Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gloria Petyarre
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1999
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Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Small scale models
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Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Receipts
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1974
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String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nicholls

String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nicholls

Tayenebe collection
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Baskets
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Verna Nichols
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Alone

Alone

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Berchman Munkara
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Factory made rubber clothes peg.

Factory made rubber clothes peg.

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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